Gateway Resilience Fund at the St. Louis Community Foundation

The Gateway Resilience Fund

This fund will provide short term monetary relief to employees and owners of independent bars, restaurants, and shops in the St. Louis area affected by closures and other circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Gateway Resilience Fund makes grants to support employees, essential contractors, and owners of small businesses in the St. Louis region who are experiencing a financial burden due to a disaster or other extreme situation.


You are eligible to apply if you meet both of the following conditions:

  • You are an employee, essential local contractor, or owner of an independent bar, restaurant, entertainment venue, retail establishment, or other small locally owned business in the St. Louis region
  • You have experienced financial burden due to the coronavirus pandemic, a qualifying event.

Click here to review the Gateway Resilience Fund Application eligibility criteria,  download the application, and apply.